zvsn (2092) - ISRAEL - AUG 4, 2013
On-tap on IPA day at Jaffa port. Pours hazy amber with off-white head. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruits and pine, some malts in the background. Taste - sweet with fruity and caramel notes, hoppy bitter finish, well balanced flavors. Soft carbonation, smooth and easy to drink. Nice beer. rayaron (1828) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 18, 2014
Draught at Benny’s Cask Ale Pub, Kfar Saba. Very light malty and hoppy aroma, some herbs. Medium hoppy bitterness, malty, herbs, rosemary, a bit spicy. Light carbonation, medium body. Clean flavor, dry. Bitter aftertaste. Very nice. DSG (14764) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 8, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2012 Re-rate 9/13: Draught at Beer Market in Jaffa. Pleasant citric hops, mild maltiness and moderate bitterness. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4
zvikar (6149) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - AUG 10, 2011
Re-rate 7/13/12: Bottle. Nice floral and citric hops aroma with some malt. Sweetish chewy caramelly malt flavor with cookie hints and a long bitter grapefruity hops finish with some resinous notes. Medium-full-bodied. A bit oily. A bit malty and heavy for my IPA preferences, but still decent. 7/3/6/3/13=3.2
Draught during the release party at Shtern 1. Hazy amber with a medium off-white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma with some biscuity malt. Flavor starts sweetish and malt with caramel and biscuits and continues with nice bitter grapefruity hoppy finish. Medium-bodied and smooth. A good balanced IPA. 7/3/7/3/14=3.5
At the first Israeli IPA Day on Mivshelet Haam, pours orange with no carbonation and a thick small head, aroma of honey, malt, orange jam, some grapefruit skin, flavor is a bit dry with tangerine, wine, lemon and floral notes, medium bodied, decent oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2012
Bottled (thanks DSG!). Deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, some toffee, mild floral and fruity notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, grassy and some mild bready notes. A bit soapy hoppyness in the finish.
gunnar (9085) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2013
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours cloudy brown, small head. Aroma of orange and pine, bready malts. Taste is moderate sweet, bready malts, dry orange, bitter marmelade, light piney finish, good beer.
abemorsten (3610) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2013
Shared bottle courtsy of gunnar. Hazy nut brown body with a large light brown head. Tropical fruits, fresh spruce and resin on the nose. Fruity, sweet and bitter. Medium bodied and smoothe with a long fresh hoppy finish. Some alco warmth. Sigmund (7458) - Tau, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2013
Shared 330 ml bottle at local tasting. ABV is 7%. Very cloudy orange to brown colour, , large to moderate head. Strong aroma of fruity and piney American hops, The flavour is fairly piney and moderately fruity, not extremely bitter. Rasmus40 (20625) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy dark amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light nutty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 170115 kerenmk (4751) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 19, 2012
Light grapefruit and skunky aroma, light bitterness. Oily texture, light carbonation, light body. This is a pretty good IPA, I drank it several times prior to rating, but I think that something was wrong in the tap. Will be re-rated.